New Graduate Program Helps Intel Officers Study Emerging Threats

New Graduate Program Helps Intel Officers Study Emerging Threats

Wednesday, 17 October 2012 15:50

Oct. 16, 2012

Cheryl Pellerin
American Forces Press Service

A new graduate program approved by Education Secretary Arne Duncan will help intelligence officers to study and research a growing range of emerging threats, DIA officials said today.

“Intelligence professionals must be able to address any threat and avoid surprises,” said Brian Shaw, dean of the National Intelligence University’s Anthony G. Oettinger School of Science and Technology Intelligence.

“With our adversaries’ increased emphasis on technology,” he added, “it is imperative that institutions like ours better equip intelligence professionals to deal with these ever-evolving challenges.”

NIU President David Ellison said the new one-year, full-time graduate program will culminate in a master of science and technology intelligence degree.

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